WADCR 2018 Fall Conference

October 10-12, 2018, Winthrop

The Washington Association of Designated Crisis Responders will be hosting their annual Fall Conference at the Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop, WA. This conference will provide attendees with an understanding of the nature and necessary responses to the demands of our quick and ever changing world of work and layered responsibilities.



Anneleen has nearly 30 years of experience working with vulnerable populations both internationally and in the United States. She became interested in staff resiliency and burn-out prevention when working as a health educator and HIV test counselor in the early 1990's, during the HIV epidemic.

She has worked as an outreach worker, health educator, HIV program manager, public health nurse, trainer and consultant. She worked in HIV research and has co-authored several publications on HIV testing accessibility. She service as the Clinical Lead of the Health Care for the Homeless network where she developed a series of trauma informed care and resiliency trainings for staff from homeless services agencies throughout King County.

Currently, Anneleen is the Training and Development Supervisor at Community Health Services in Seattle, WA. She received her bachelors in Community Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her masters from the University of Washington in Cross Cultural Community Health Care. Anneleen continues to lead trainings in trauma informed care, resiliency, harm reduction and communicable disease prevention.


Lisa Brown is a multi-disciplined mental health educator and clinician. She is trained in depth psychotherapy and community mental health models of brief goal-directed treatment, advocacy and crisis management. She practices from a trauma informed, developmental perspective that weaves together attachment and internal family systems theories, interpersonal neurobiology with tools from ACT, EMDR and Somatic therapies.

She completed graduate coursework in Developmental Psychology and Counseling Psychology at San Francisco State University and the Wright Institute of Berkeley, California. She received advanced training in psychodynamic therapy from the Psychotherapy Institute in Berkeley. She is a certified Trauma Specialist Professional and has done intensive work in couple's therapy with the Relational Life Institute, The Gottman Institute and The Couples Institute.

Lisa has also worked therapeutically with children, teens and families in clinics, school settings and in her private practice. Finally, she has a speciality working with people with neurological disorders and currently practices at the Hallowell Todaro ADHD Center in Seattle and Kirkland.

Other Details

9.5 hours of CEU/CME is offered for Thursday and Friday attendance: 6 hours on Thursday-only attendees.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
7:30 p.m. Meet and greet at the resort's Wolf Creek Bar & Grill
Thursday, October 11th, 2018
7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m. Training on Resiliency begins
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Training continues
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Resiliency presentation continues
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Legislative Updates, election & other DCR business
4:30 p.m. Adjournment
Friday, October 12th, 2018
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m. Training on Resiliency continues
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Training continues
12:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns

Registration fee includes: Frontlines Newsletter Subscription, breakfast and lunch on Thursday, and breakfast on Friday.

Sun Mountain Lodge offers a discounted rate for Fall Conference attendees of only $93/night +tax. Ask for the DCR rate when you contact Sun Mountain at 509-996-2211 for reservations. Check out their website at www.sunmountainlodge.com.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, all cancellations must be written and received at WADMHP@gmail.com at least 14 days prior to the event. Cancellations are subject to a $15.00 handling charge. All other requests for refunds will be reviewed by the WADCR Executive Board.

P.O. Box 21
Everett, WA 98402

Contact WADCR@gmail.com if you have additional questions regarding registration.

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